Securitas sells its shares in Securitas Direct AG

Friday, October 21, 2011

 Securitas AB has sold its 50 percent of the shares in Securitas Direct AG, Switzerland. The sale results in a capital gain for Securitas of approximately MSEK 20, and in addition an extraordinary dividend of approximately MSEK 30 will be received.

The buyer of the shares is the Swiss security services company Securitas AG, who owns the other 50 percent of the shares in Securitas Direct AG.


The transaction will be accounted for in the fourth quarter of 2011.


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Gisela Lindstrand, Senior Vice President Corporate Communications and Public Affairs, Securitas AB, phone +46 10 470 3011, mobile +46 70 287 8662, or email (


Securitas is a knowledge leader in security, focusing on providing security solutions to fit each customer's needs in 49 countries in North America, Europe, Latin America, Middle East, Asia andAfrica. Everywhere from small stores to airports, our 295,000 employees are making a difference.

SecuritasABdiscloses the information provided herein pursuant to the Securities Markets Act and/or the Financial Instruments Trading Act. The information was submitted for publication at 12.00 (CET) on October 21, 2011.

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